Book Review: “The Village” by Bing West

The Village by Bing West My rating: 5 of 5 stars A well-told little-known story about the Vietnam War that people should know. I'm a newbie to war details, so I had to learn some terminology (e.g. "Bobby was at point" means that Bobby was the guide, marching at the front of the patrol) and … Continue reading Book Review: “The Village” by Bing West

Book Review: “Rats” by Robert Sullivan

Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants by Robert Sullivan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Mr. Sullivan's book is a delightful mix of facts and anecdotes from his year-long rat adventure, interviews with experts (like exterminators) and forgotten chronicles of history. Walden-esque in nature (!), it is well-written … Continue reading Book Review: “Rats” by Robert Sullivan